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Children's Folklore
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Offers students and general readers an introduction to children's folklore.

Table of Contents

Preface One Introduction Two Definitions and Classifications Three Examples and Texts Four Scholarship and Approaches Five Contexts Autobiography Glossary Bibliography Web Resources

About the Author

ELIZABETH TUCKER is Professor of English at Binghamton University. Her previous books include Campus Legends: A Handbook (Greenwood, 2005).

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"Tucker's overview of child lore contains much valuable analysis. She flourishes at categorization of play mode, thought, and genre. Her models disclose a postmodern truth-a child milieu that can be charming, ribald, coarse, and disturbingly violent. In text and photograph, the underlying psychology reveals an aggressive, competitive survivalism blended with aspects of a universal spontaneity of whim and fancy. Succinct passages, 54 glosses, and ample bibliography over a broad historical span make connections with child consciousness essential to the homeschooler, teacher, researcher, and student of early childhood education, psychology, sociology, or literature. Tucker extends research to multiple races. . . . This volume is highly recommended." - ARBA
"When you need the perfect resource on children's folklore for the teacher or parent in your midst, or perhaps something to springboard a student fresh to the field, this succinct and excellent book on children's folklore serves as a ready reference and portal." - Journal of Folklore Research

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